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Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a "one-man-band," shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation's oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as "Miss Comet" with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She's a sports "phanatic." She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she's not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cat, Utley.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.

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    Child and Family Service Workers On Strike

    SCRANTON — Lackawanna County workers who handle child abuse and neglect cases have hit the picket line. Workers picketed Friday morning on the corner of Spruce and Adams on Courthouse Square in Scranton. #Lacka Co CFS workers picketing on Adams. Chanting "$8 million surplus, none of it for us" @WNEP pic.twitter.com/KU0irAtavV — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) May 15, 2015 Workers for the office of Youth and Family Services are represented by the AFSCME union. Many of the workers were outside the […]

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    Dalton Man Charged for Allegedly Posting “Revenge Porn”

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — The way a man allegedly got revenge toward his ex-girlfriend for breaking off their relationship now has him in trouble. Police say he posted sexual pictures of her on-line. What that man, Joshua Cannella, 26, of Dalton, did is commonly referred to as “revenge porn.” Until late last year, posting graphic pictures online of someone else without permission wasn’t criminal. But, a new state law now has Cannella facing a misdemeanor charge. It’s a criminal charge for […]

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    Car Windows Smashed in Jessup

    JESSUP — Police in Lackawanna County are investigating a case of vandalism that left several people without car windows. The vandals threw rocks and other objects at cars throughout Jessup. Jessup Police told Newswatch 16 at least six cars had windows smashed Tuesday evening. Some of the cars were on opposite ends of the borough. Police are investigating, but some of the victims think it was all the result of a joy ride that’s going to cost them a lot […]

  • West Lackawanna Avenue Bridge to be Replaced, Eventually

    SCRANTON — Crews have patched a hole that opened up on a bridge in Scranton but the city’s engineer says that’s only one of the bridge’s problems, so the city is reviving a plan to replace it. Scranton’s DPW has made several quick fixes to the West Lackawanna Avenue bridge over the past few years. The most recent was Tuesday afternoon, when crews filled in a hole that opened up on the bridge’s approach over the weekend. Scranton’s city engineer […]

  • Stourbridge Line Back on Track in Wayne County

    HONESDALE — A piece of history got back on track Saturday in Wayne County and on National Train Day of all days! Honesdale welcomed back “The Stourbridge Line.” It’s been about four years since folks in Honesdale heard the sound of the Stourbridge Line and some feared they would never hear it again. “A couple years ago when someone talked about pulling up the tracks, I said if they pull them up they’ll never be back,” said Sharon Kittner. Jeff […]

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    Al Boscov Stepping Down as CEO

    SCRANTON — Al Boscov is stepping down as chief executive officer of his department store chain and has turned the job over to his nephew. Employees at the Boscov’s store in the Mall at Steamtown say Al Boscov told them back in January that he was planning to retire. The board made it official this week and named Jim Boscov as the new CEO. Al Boscov is in his mid-80s and in his long career, has had a lot of […]

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    Country Club Greens Still Recovering

    CLARKS SUMMIT — A big golf tournament planned for next week in Lackawanna County had to be moved someplace else because the golf course is still recovering from winter. The Country Club of Scranton isn’t the only course getting off to a slow start this spring. Grounds superintendent Greg Boring’s job includes watching grass grow, but it’s a lot more complicated than that. And the heavy lifting isn’t only when the sun is shining and it’s 80 degrees. “We physically […]

  • Mother and Father Face Charges in Death of Child

    SCRANTON — Police charged a mother and father in the death of their young child in Lackawanna County. The parents turned themselves in Thursday afternoon in Scranton to face charges related to the death of their 5-week-old child. Anthony Donvito and Amanda Salvatori, both of Scranton, face endangering the welfare of children and reckless endangerment charges. According to court papers, back in January, the couple fell asleep with the child in bed with them. Drug tests later found that both […]

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    Teacher Charged with Assault

    RANSOM TOWNSHIP — A teacher in Lackawanna County is suspended without pay and now facing criminal charges after an incident in his classroom. Investigators say the teacher held one of his eighth graders in a choke hold. The teacher is now charged with assault. That incident happened last month in an eighth grade science class at Abington Heights Middle School near Clarks Summit. The teacher, William Yelland of Waverly, has been suspended from school since then. He was arraigned Thursday […]

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    Drug Treatment Center Filling Closed Hospital

    CARBONDALE — A shuttered hospital in Lackawanna County will open its doors again next week as a drug treatment facility. Marian Community Hospital in Carbondale has a new lifeĀ and a new purpose. Carbondale native Fran Karachillo worked in the kitchen at Marian Community Hospital for 25 years. He never thought he would ever cook there again. Karachillo is one of about a dozen former Marian Community employees who will work in the building again when the doors reopen next week. […]

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    Survivor, WWII Vet Share Real Holocaust Stories

    SCRANTON — Several survivors of the Holocaust talked with high schoolers on Wednesday during a symposium in Scranton. The students learn about the Holocaust in textbooks that teach about World War II, but nothing has more impact than to hear the stories in person. They stood on the same ground in Austria about 70 years ago, two ‘Jewish kids’ as they called themselves, but from very different worlds. “He was in the camp that my outfit liberated.” It was in […]

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    New Hotel Under Construction in Dickson City

    DICKSON CITY — Two and a half years after a restaurant in Lackawanna County was leveled, a new business is being built in its place. In a borough where it seems like something is always being dug out or built up, signs of development in the spot along Business Route 6 is particularly welcome for officials in Dickson City. “We have waited a year and a half for this development to come through, they were delayed with different problems with […]


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